Outdoor Recreation & Natural Resource Management

Advisor: Dr. Jason Whiting

Contact: 559.278.8749 or jawhiting@csufresno.edu

The focus of the Outdoor Recreation & Natural Resource Management option is to provide students with an understanding and appreciation for outdoor recreation opportunities. Students are provided with practical and real-world skills and tools that enable them develop into outdoor recreation professionals with knowledge and experience to successfully lead others. Students in this option typically have a passion for the outdoors and seek opportunities to work and recreate in the outdoors.

Graduates of this option are trained and qualified to seek employment in a variety of organizations and agencies. Career areas include:

  • Outdoor educators
  • Wilderness guides
  • Mountaineering instructors
  • Park rangers
  • Park superintendents
  • Outdoor recreation managers (government agencies)
  • Outdoor recreation planners
  • Corporate trainers


Option in Outdoor Recreation & Natural Resource Management
Complete RA 131, 133, 135, or MKTG 100S, RA 139, 146 and 184.....(27-28)

Select 11 units from the following:
COUN 174; ENTR 81;
GEOG 135, 139T; EES 3; PH 48;
KINES 122; RA 106, 113, 130, 192T (192T
repeatable uo to 2 units):
REC 74, 75, 82, 83, 84, 86, 87, 88...................... (11)